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1979 GMC Caballero for sale 101496431
1979 GMC Caballero
$14,995
Streetside Classics - Tampa
(855) 835-8253
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1979 GMC Caballero

Car for sale by Streetside Classics - Tampa in Lutz, Florida 33559

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Classic Car Overview

This 1979 GMC Caballero is an upgraded machine with a modern fuel-injected V8, sporty interior, and a custom style. So more than just powerful, this is a unique machine that offers something thats both affordable and distinctly cool. This is the kind of custom thats going to make people take a longer look. After all, it has been upgraded to the aerodynamic front end of Chevys El Camino SS, but with a sleeker style and bright billet grille. So people will be extra impressed when they guess its a custom Chevy, and you tell them its the rarer GMC. More than just the branding, this one has a style all its own with the upgraded cowl hood, smoother trim-free sides, and polished alloys with an extra meaty set in the rear. Its all wrapped in a later respray of Bahama Blue. And the color earns its name by being as bright as a tropical ocean. The interior has a nice and dark look. There are cool details, like how the two-tone pattern on the door panels match the seats. And speaking of the seats, they are upgraded high-back buckets with good bolstering and headrests. Theres also a tilt steering column for added comfort. There are provisions for R134a air conditioning (it will need serving to blow cold again.) But the large AutoGage tach, auxiliary readouts, and Sidewinder shifter tell you the real priority here is about upgraded power. If the Caballero and El Camino were allowed to evolve into the modern age, we bet it would have also had a powerhouse like this. The engine bay has been upgraded to a 6.0-liter Vortec V8. Its built with the right pieces. Thats everything from an aluminum radiator to help keep it running cool, to the headers that add power and rumble to the dual exhaust. So this fuel-injected motor looks right at home in this custom GMC, and it delivers that ideal mix of serious power in an operation that has an everyday kind of smoothness. Thats why its paired with a smooth-sifting three-speed automatic transmission that was rebuilt in 2016. Power steering, power brakes, and front discs complete this well-rounded driving package. Complete with owners manual, maintenance records, and restoration photos, this is a unique machine with truly desirable fuel-injected power. Dont miss your chance, call today!

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101496431
  • Stock Number
    2821-TPA
  • Category
    Classic Trucks
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    3,307 miles
  • Engine
    6.0L Vortec V8
  • Transmission
    3 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Blue

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